PRESIDENT BUHARI CONDEMNS SCHOOL ABDUCTION IN NIGER STATE, DISPATCHES SECURITY OFFICALS TO THE STATE
President Muhammadu Buhari has received reports of the brazen attack on Government Science College, Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, following which a yet to be ascertained number of staff and students have been abducted by gunmen.
Following these reports, the President has directed the Armed Forces and Police, to ensure immediate and safe return of all the captives.
The President has also dispatched to Minna, Niger State a team of security chiefs to coordinate the rescue operation and meet with state officials, community leaders, as well as parents and staff of the College.
President Buhari has assured of the support of his administration to the Armed Forces in their brave struggle against terrorism and banditry and urged them to do all that can be done to bring an end to this saga, and avoid such cowardly attacks on schools in the future.
“Our prayers are with families of the victims of this attack,” said the President as he condemned as cowardly the attack on innocent school children.
@views exclusive rights: Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity) February 17, 2021
Heavily armed men in the early hours of today Wednesday invaded Government Sciences College in Kagara, headquarters of Rafi LGA of Niger State, kidnapped yet to be ascertained numerous numbers of Staff and students after killing one person and rain of bullets with security operatives.
Early this morning, the terrorists release a video of the Kidnapped travelers with babies on Sunday demanding for N500 million ransom.
The kidnapping took place same council area of Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State.